Last updated: 22 1 2021
Everything is nearby in Staffanstorp municipality. You are close to beautiful countryside, rural districts and town. Close to jobs, services and shops. Staffanstorp is close to many cities such as Copenhagen, Malmö and Lund.
Facts about the municipality
Size by area107 km²
Distance to larger towns
- Lund 13 km
- Malmö 15 km
- Köpenhamn 57 km
There are housing companies in the municipality where you can look for rental housing, tenant-owned flats and other forms of housing. Many forms of housing are offered via the Boplats Syd website.
Language groups in the locality
Various language groups are represented in the municipality. Native language instruction for school pupils is currently offered in Albanian, Arabic, Danish, English, Finnish, Greek, Icelandic, Italian, Croation, Kurdish/Badinani, Mandarin, Dutch, Farsi, Polish, Romany, Spanish, Thai, German and Hungarian.
Associations and organisations
There are a great many clubs and associations in the municipality, with various orientations, such as sports clubs, arts/culture associations, churches and various faith communities.
Photo: Mats Schöld
What is available in the immediate area
The municipality has most everything you might need. There are libraries, grocery stores and various types of services and shops. There are also sports facilities and a large selection of various kinds of recreational and cultural activities. At Bråhögsbadet, you can swim both indoors and outdoors. There are sports centres, libraries and music shools in both Staffanstorp and Hjärup. The art gallery in Staffanstorp is active and has many exhibitions.
The nearest service offices for the Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan), the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket) and the Swedish Public Employment Service (Arbetsförmedlingen) are in Lund.
Photo: Ulrika Vendelbo
The muncipality offers preschool activities to parents who are at home with children. The municaplity has pedagogical activities such as preschool and family day-care centres for children aged 1-5. See the municipality's website for more information.
There is also a drop-in preschool in Staffanstorp and Hjärup that is a meeting place for parents with children aged 0-6. As a parent, you can come to the preschool with your child to play, read, sing and socialise with other children and adults.
Photo: Maria Gunnarsson
Compulsory schools and upper secondary schools
Compulsory schools in Staffanstorp are located in the town of Staffanstorp and in Hjärup. The municipality offers compulsory school for pupils up to Year 9.
There is no municipal upper secondary school in Staffanstorp that offers the national programme, but you can apply to any upper-secondary programme you like in Skåne and western Blekinge based on your final grades from compulsory school.
Hvilan Utbildning is located in Staffanstorp municipality and offers both university preparatory and vocational programmes.
Vuxenutbildningen i Staffanstorp (Adult Education in Staffanstorp) offers education to residents of the muncipality, including at Komvux, buy purchasing educational places from other municipalities. We offer Sfi (Swedish for immigrants) by purchasing places in other municipalities, mainly Burlöv, Lund and Malmö.
Health and medical care
There are local medical centres in both Staffanstorp and Hjärup for general issues and access to child health care and maternity care. Folktandvården (The Public Dental Service) is in Staffanstorp.
If you do not speak or understand Swedish, you are entitled to assistance from an interpreter in all contacts with public authorities, the municipality and healthcare providers. The relevant public institution will book this in advance.
The easiest way to get to and from central Staffanstorp is by bus. Skånetrafiken provides bus service in the area. You can get to Hjärup by bus or train.
Work and entrepreneurship
The business climate in Staffanstorp municipality is vibrant, with a mix of large and small employers. The labour market in the municipality is good and unemployment is low, so there is good potential to find a job in the municipality. There are also good opportunities to commute to larger municipalities, such as Malmö and Lund.